Lord McNally

Liberal Democrat

A selection of Lord McNally's votes

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  • Consistently voted for fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
  • Consistently voted for raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Show votes
  • Voted a mixture of for and against more EU integration Show votes
  • Consistently voted for university tuition fees Show votes
  • Almost always voted for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes

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Recent appearances

  • Imprisonment for Public Protection Sentences - Question 11 Oct 2016

    My Lords, as the Minister who saw the abolition of IPPs through this House, can I assure the Minister that it was the wish of Parliament at that time to see an end to IPPs? His replies today show the same immobility which so frustrated me as a Minister. There will be IPP prisoners well into the next decade unless Ministers and the Parole Board take advice from those informed with a welter of...
  • Children and Social Work Bill [HL] - Second Reading 14 Jun 2016

    My Lords, it is always a pleasure to follow the noble Lord, Lord Judd. He leaves us with some very deep thoughts. I open by welcoming the Bill as an indication of the Government’s desired direction of travel as set out in the Minister’s opening remarks. Like the noble Baroness, Lady Dean, the noble Lord, Lord Wills, and a number of others, I also welcome the Bill starting in the...
  • Queen’s Speech - Debate (4th Day) 24 May 2016

    My Lords, as one who sat on the Cunningham committee on these matters more than a decade ago, like the noble Lord, Lord Richard, I was very tempted to follow on into that debate. However, in the brief time that I have available I want to take as my text the line in the gracious Speech: “My Government will legislate to reform prisons and courts to give individuals a second chance”....

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Liberal Democrat Peer

Entered the House of Lords in 1995

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Insurance Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Nov 2014 to 24 Dec 2014)
  • Member, Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Bill [HL] Committee (28 Oct 2013 to 16 Dec 2013)
  • Member, Trusts (Capital and Income) Bill [HL] Special Public Bill Committee (19 Jun 2012 to 24 Jul 2012)
  • The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (13 May 2010 to 18 Dec 2013)
  • Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (13 May 2010 to 14 Oct 2013)
  • Leader in the House of Lords, Spokesperson for Constitutional Affairs (8 Jan 2009 to 11 May 2010)
  • Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (10 Dec 2008 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Spokesperson in the Lords, Ministry of Justice (27 Jul 2007 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Member, Conventions (Joint Committee) (22 May 2006 to 31 Oct 2006)
  • Leader, House of Lords (22 Feb 2005 to 8 Jan 2009)
  • Leader In the House of Lords (22 Feb 2005 to 21 Mar 2006)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Privileges and Conduct, Committee for (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 30 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Liaison Committee (Lords) (2 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Member, House Committee (Lords) (1 Dec 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Member, Selection, Committee of (Lords) (24 Nov 2004 to 16 Oct 2013)
  • Deputy Leader, House of Lords (26 Jan 2004 to 15 Nov 2004)
  • Shadow Minister (Broadcasting), Culture, Media & Sport (26 Jan 2004 to 22 Feb 2005)
  • Member, Draft Communications Bill (Joint Committee) (29 Apr 2002 to 7 Nov 2002)
  • Member, Public Service, Committee on (30 Apr 1996 to 19 Nov 1998)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (3 May 1979 to 9 Jun 1983)
  • Member, Trade & Industry Committee (3 May 1979 to 15 May 1987)


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  • Has spoken in 11 debates in the last year — average amongst Lords. See all Lord McNally’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 written questions in the last year — average amongst Lords.
  • Has voted in 71.03% of votes in this House with this affiliation up to the 2015 general election — above average amongst Lords. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 17 annotations on this Lord’s speeches — well above average amongst Lords.
  • 25 people are tracking this peer — email me updates on Lord McNally’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 1311 times in debates — well above average amongst Lords. (Why is this here?)

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